Less than a month ago, leaves were still green. Now half of them have fallen. Recent heavy rain for a day throughout the Potomac River basin has left the river high, brown, and moving fast. Don’t forget to visit the Three Views page to see how things change month-by-month.
By the way the yellow leaves in the foreground of the first picture belong to spicebush (Lindera benzoin).
60 F at 11:36 am; mostly sunny and breezy
11:47 am EDT 24mm f/9.0 1/800sec ISO 200
Billy Goat B trail, east end, looking southeast across a narrow channel toward Vaso Island
12:02 pm EDT 27mm f/9.0 1/640sec ISO 200
Billy Goat B, mid-way between trailheads, looking upstream (more or less northwest) with Hermit Island on the left.
12:35 pm EDT 24mm f/8.0 1/1000sec ISO 200
boat launch ramp near Old Angers Inn, looking downstream and more or less south